Essay Skills Quiz. What Did You Learn?

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Test your knowledge on writing essays.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A list of references is the same as a bibligraphy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is this a reference for?    HADFIELD, R.B., NICHOLS, E.L, ERNEST, L., 1999.  Introduction to Supply Chain Management.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
    • A. 

      Journal Article

    • B. 

      Book

    • C. 

      Webpage

    • D. 

      Newspaper

  • 3. 
    Using  Harvard Referencing you should list your references in the order they appear in your assignment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are examples of plagiarism? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Paraphrasing someone else's ideas giving credit to the author and a reference to where you found the information.

    • B. 

      Finding your answer or part of your answer on an internet site and pasting it into your text.

    • C. 

      Stating a generally accepted fact, e.g. the earth is round, without giving proof of where you found this information.

    • D. 

      Handing in an assignment you have not personally written with your name as author

    • E. 

      Copying a graph, diagram or image into an assignment without providing a reference.

  • 5. 
    In Harvard referencing it is not acceptable to list an internet address (URL) on its own as a reference to an online resource.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The conclusion paragraph talks about what you will be discussing in your essay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What should the first paragraph of your essay be?
    • A. 

      Conclusion

    • B. 

      Opinion

    • C. 

      Information

    • D. 

      Introduction

  • 8. 
    A clear assertive sentence that your essay is written around is called...
    • A. 

      Global Statement

    • B. 

      Concluding Statement

    • C. 

      Thesis

    • D. 

      Topic Sentence

  • 9. 
    What's missing from this reference?    FLYNN, J.L., 2009.  Research Methods for the Fashion Industry.  Fairchild Publications.
    • A. 

      Title

    • B. 

      Publisher

    • C. 

      Place of publication

    • D. 

      Year of publication

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